AG Schneiderman introduces legislation to remove barriers for the wrongfully convicted to file claims for damages against the state

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says he wants to

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says he wants to revise part of the New York State Court of Claims Act. He wants to remove barriers to make it easier for the wrongfully convicted to file a claim for damages against the state. (February 20, 2014 9:14 AM)

People wrongfully convicted of crimes may soon get help from the state.

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says he wants to revise part of the New York State Court of Claims Act. He wants to remove barriers to make it easier for the wrongfully convicted to file a claim for damages against the state.

"We're trying to clean this up and remove artificial barriers," said Schneiderman. "All...

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